MOFFA 29th Annual Winter Workshop Meeting February 22, 2020 in Annapolis

MOFFA, the Maryland Organic Food and & Farming Association, will hold its 29th Annual Winter Workshop Meeting on Saturday February 22, 2020 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Maryland Department of Agriculture Building, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway in Annapolis. The meeting is open to the public, and everyone is invited to attend. (Snow date: March 7)

Learn, Explore, Connect, Grow!
Gain practical knowledge from organic farmers and researchers. Explore current issues. Join in lively discussions. Meet fellow farmers, gardeners, food system advocates, and consumers. Enjoy a delicious homegrown potluck lunch. The MOFFA Annual Winter Workshop Meeting is a day loaded with information and inspiration!

Keynote Speaker:
Margaret Morgan-Hubbard
Founder and Director of ECO City Farms
Making Maryland the Affordable ‘Healthy Food for All’ State

Workshops:
Growing Dryland Rice in Maryland, Developing A Cut Flower Business,
Raising Woodland Pork, Data-Driven Farming, Composting Basics
Reaching Consumers Beyond Farmers Markets
Organic Update with Deanna Baldwin, MDA
Noxious Weed Update, Lane Heimer, MDA

The Latest Science & Research:
Using On-Farm Drainage Ditches to Enhance Biological Control,
Drought Effects on Lettuce and Kale Susceptibility to Salmonella Colonization
Plants and Pollinators Interactions

Panel Discussions:
The New Black Farmer Movement
Climate Impact – Paying Farmers to Sequester Carbon

Legendary Homegrown Potluck Lunch * Silent Auction
Half Price New Book Sale * Display Tables

Only $5 for members and $20 for non-members
Membership is $25 for one year, $45 for two years and $12 for students. Registration is at the door or online.
For more information or to register online, go to http://www.marylandorganic.org/events

Attendees please bring a dish to share for the Potluck Lunch, one of the highlights of the meeting. You are encouraged to donate an item for the Auction to support MOFFA. Members may bring display materials. Table space will be available in exchange for auction item donations.

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